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Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. SHIP-lee  [key]
Other Forms FormsShiply, Schipley

Meaning & History

English: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Derbyshire, County Durham, Northumberland, Shropshire, Sussex, and West Yorkshire, so called from Old English sceap, scip ‘sheep’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.
Added 1/17/2016 by anonymous
Edited 10/9/2016 by mirfak and LMS